The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 34 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.86% 5.81% 9.23%
As % of the Vendors category 6.99% 11.88% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £563 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £409 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £605 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
143 160 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.86% 48.93% 50.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 67
Average daily rate £349 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 34
Average hourly rate £11.35 £12.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% -55.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £18.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (33.33%) ERP
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) SAP ERP
3 6 (28.57%) Confluence
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) SAP BW
4 5 (23.81%) SAP BI
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) AIX
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) UNIX
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SAP BW
1 5 (23.81%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.76%) BODI
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Product Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore